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Old 01-29-2007, 01:48 AM   #1
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was going to be flying to sydney 2days ago with BA. when i got to the airport they asked if i was willing to give up my seat for $700, 5 star hotel, free taxis and free food. so i said YES!! just got a phone call of the ba supervisor and he has told me i can do it again tonight. so far i have made $2100 and eating the best food i have ever had.
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That's awesome man. Well Done.

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Wow... u lucky lucky bastard...

Hahaha, I so wanna be you right now!!
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That is cool!
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Totally Loving that!!! I was offered $500. once in Munich, but said no.
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Igot a $150 voucher last time I traveled, but that was it. Well, I guess that's because it was just a connecting flight from Boston to NYC.

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I'm jealous! Wish things like that happened to me. Live it up while you can!
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Nice going!!
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Holy cruds.. I'm flying BA next time.
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that's exactly what I was thinking mg. I think my airline gives you some peanuts and maybe some croutons...
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That will pay for a pretty bad ass bartab! I think you found your new career
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Actually this is something I've heard is a great idea on Thanksgiving weekend... business people will ALWAYS pay to get on a plane and the company will generally give you free tickets anywhere in the US to bump you... not as great as the BA deal but still handy.
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hmmm...so basically booking a flight during thanksgiving/christmas, etc can now be seen as an INVESTMENT...not a splurge...AWESOME! So jealous right now..
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That's so cool!! oh my gosh I so envy you.
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its now came to an end tho. im in the airport ready for sydney. was good while it lasted, but i cant wait to get back to hostels again. meeting people in 5 star hotels aint that fun, the women i spoke to got pulled away by there rich husbands and the men talked about nothing but money. was good while it lasted tho. $2100 for doing bot all! hahaha.

i tryed for an upgrade on my flight seen as i had been so so so nice letting people have my seat, but it did not work. booooooo

oh. and i stole the beers form the mini bar. i will let BA pick up the tab. hehe

sydney here i come.
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That's so cool, man...

I agree on the five-star hotels. Sleeping in the nice beds with 38 pillows is great, but it gets kind of boring. The last time Lufthansa comped a room for me, I realized once I got home that I'd taken not only drinks- but the actual refrigerator key too!
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haha, ive left the key, and now have drank the beers. going to have to wait till i get on the place for my next one. no way am i paying the singapore prices for a beer!


my flight leaves soon so had better go to my gate.

i love this free net in the airport. in fact i love most things that are free, im getting used to this free life
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lucky bastard!
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it just gets better...... i got an upgrade, was able to sleep flat out for the whole flight. and got pissed on champers.
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OMG stop making us envious already!
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